Falcons officials “pretty confident” stadium construction on targetprofootballtalk.com Updated 20 hours agoThe Falcons gave reproters a tour of their new construction site yesterday, and were confident their new stadium would be complete well before the start of the 2017 season. According to Tim Tucker of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Falcons president R…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jun 23 (yesterday)The Buccaneers are breaking in a new defense under new coach Dirk Koetter. For the defense to thrive, tackle Gerald McCoy needs to perform at a high level. Vaughn McClure, who covers the Falcons for ESPN.com, suggested on Thursday that “I know [McCoy] h…Share Tweet
Matt Ryan using mirror to brush up on his footworkprofootballtalk.com Jun 23 (yesterday)Mirror, mirror on the wall, who has room for improvement on his footwork before the fall? Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan, for one. Ryan believes that the Falcons offense will be more effective in its second year under offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan …Share Tweet
Thomas Dimitroff thinks “extra year under our belt in this system” will helpprofootballtalk.com Jun 21 (4 days ago)Falcons General Manager Thomas Dimitroff said early this offseason that he has “no doubt” that the team needs to produce if he is going to remain in his job beyond the 2016 season and nothing in the ensuing months have swayed him from that belief. Durin…Share Tweet
Falcons order $200 million in changes to new stadiumprofootballtalk.com Jun 20 (5 days ago)Maybe they should have waited to set the price for hot dogs and beer. The already-expensive Falcons stadium continues to get more and more expensive, although it’s still not clear exactly how expensive it will be. Originally expected to cost $1 billion,…Share TweetESPN.com Jun 20 (5 days ago)Falcons' 53-man roster projection includes Devin HesterShare Tweet
Falcons' Vic Beasley Jr. keeps the faith after father's deathESPN.com Jun 19 (6 days ago)Falcons' Vic Beasley Jr. keeps the faith after father's deathShare Tweet
Falcons' first-rounder Keanu Neal gets up to speed rather quicklyESPN.com Jun 17Falcons' first-rounder Keanu Neal gets up to speed rather quicklyShare Tweet
Matt Ryan, other Falcons call plays on last day of minicampESPN.com Jun 16Matt Ryan, other Falcons call plays on last day of minicampShare Tweet
Falcons Pro Bowl CB Desmond Trufant ready to shadow box if called uponESPN.com Jun 16Falcons Pro Bowl CB Desmond Trufant ready to shadow box if called uponShare Tweet
Falcons' Julio Jones expecting more deep ball targetsESPN.com Jun 15Falcons' Julio Jones expecting more deep ball targetsShare Tweet
Falcons' Vic Beasley analyzes film of pass-rushing greats to improve his gameESPN.com Jun 15Falcons' Vic Beasley analyzes film of pass-rushing greats to improve his gameShare Tweet
Atlanta Falcons get creative in promoting low concession prices at new stadiumESPN.com Jun 13Atlanta Falcons get creative in promoting low concession prices at new stadiumShare Tweet
Falcons Pro Bowler Patrick DiMarco's heart aches for hometown OrlandoESPN.com Jun 13Falcons Pro Bowler Patrick DiMarco's heart aches for hometown OrlandoShare Tweet
Roddy White: I don’t have the energy to be on a team that can’t win nowprofootballtalk.com Jun 9When the Falcons released wide receiver Roddy White this offseason, he said he’d like to play for another year or two but White remains unemployed with offseason work coming to an end around the league. White says that hasn’t been a big problem for him …Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jun 8Recent NFL history could have looked quite a bit different if the Falcons hadn’t traded up to the sixth overall pick in the 2011 NFL draft and chosen the player the 49ers wanted to draft at No. 7. Former 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh revealed this week that …Share Tweet
Julio Jones: We need to do a better job of communicating on offenseprofootballtalk.com Jun 8The Falcons were 6-1 and in the thick of the hunt for a playoff spot at one point last season, but a six-game losing streak knocked them out of contention as the year came to a close. One of the reasons for the drop was an offense that ended the year ra…Share Tweet
Falcons add two, drop one in roster shuffleprofootballtalk.com Jun 7The Falcons are bringing in a couple of new players as their offseason program draws to a close. The team announced that they have signed defensive end Nordly Capi and guard Michael Huey. They also announced that defensive end Josh Dawson, who signed as…Share Tweet
Falcons' Tevin Coleman helps needy children in West AfricaESPN.com Jun 6Falcons' Tevin Coleman helps needy children in West AfricaShare Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jun 3The Dolphins earned an extra week to make sure their stadium renovations were finished when the league moved their preseason game with the Falcons to Orlando. But Dolphins officials gave media members a tour of the new-look, yet-to-be-named building yes…Share TweetThe Falcons decided to shuffle things up on defense heading into the 2016 season by moving 2015 first-round pick Vic Beasley from defensive end to strongside linebacker. Beasley’s shift brings some new responsibilities with it, including playing in pass…Share Tweet
Falcons draft pick Wes Schweitzer looking to find the right chemistryESPN.com Jun 2Falcons draft pick Wes Schweitzer looking to find the right chemistryShare Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jun 1The Falcons won’t be signing veteran pass rusher Dwight Freeney right now, ESPN’s Vaughn McClure reported Wednesday, but Falcons coach Dan Quinn said the team won’t rule out adding Freeney at some point down the road. Freeney visited the Falcons this we…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jun 1In order to prepare for the Pro Bowl in Orlando, the NFL is moving one of its Mickey Mouse games there as well. As part of the league’s “re-imagination” of the Pro Bowl experience, they realized that at some point they might want a dry run in a stadium …Share Tweet
Falcons coach Dan Quinn goes deep with Warriors coach Steve KerrESPN.com Jun 1Falcons coach Dan Quinn goes deep with Warriors coach Steve KerrShare Tweet
Rookies get their first test at Falcons' OTAsESPN.com Jun 1Rookies get their first test at Falcons' OTAsShare Tweet
Falcons trying Tevin Coleman as a kick returnerprofootballtalk.com May 31The Falcons are giving running back Tevin Coleman a look as a kickoff return man during their organized team activity (OTA) practices. With Devin Hester at 33 and recovering from offseason surgeries, giving Coleman at least a look in the return game is …Share Tweetyahoo.com May 27Punter Michael Koenen was not on an NFL team in 2015, for the first time in a decade. Instead, the former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Atlanta Falcons specialist was fighting for his health, and watching his weight drop well below his normal playing weight.…Share Tweet
Officials confident in Atlanta's stadium progressJun 23Scott Jenkins, general manager of Atlanta's new $1.5 billion Mercedes-Benz Stadium, explains some of the work that has gone into the stadium, which is scheduled to open next summer.
Falcons' Vic Beasley Jr. remembers his late father on Father's Da...Jun 18Atlanta Falcons pass-rusher Vic Beasley Jr., who held a youth camp in his hometown on Saturday, gave tribute to his father, who passed away in April
Kyle Shanahan talks turnovers, decline of run gameJun 9Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan says the team's turnovers and inability to consistently run the ball, at times, are issues that need to be fixed in 2016.
Falcons establish closer connection to militaryJun 3Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn has players participate in the Rookie Olympics alongside soldiers from Fort Benning in Georgia. The Falcons are looking to set the standard for NFL-military connections.